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10 Clever Ways to Add Warmth to An Industrial-Style Home

Updated: Apr 18, 2021

Main characteristics of an Industrial style are raw exposed materials such as wooden beams, brick walls, metal pipes. or concrete floors. Due to raw materials, tall ceilings and the open concept it comes across as a cold space.

Ten Clever Ways To Add Warmth To Industrial-Style Home

1. Scaling

Having a large open concept space can be hard to figure out where to start and how to place the furniture right. To save you from making a mistake, the most important thing you need to be thinking about is scaling. What works well in an open concept industrial space is large scale sofas, cabinets, tall shelves, big wall art, oversized light fixtures, floor to ceiling curtains to celebrate the high ceilings. Anything smaller would simply get lost in the space and make it feel cold and lifeless.

2. Divide the space into sections

Separate an open space into different areas with traffic flow in mind. The best way to do so is to carefully measure and mark the spots with tape so you can get the exact idea of how much space you've got. A great way to visually separate is to add an area rug, a bookshelf, hanging plants or a modular wall.